Should you buy property before you walk down the aisle?

With the rising popularity of living together before marriage, or sans marriage entirely, couples are looking to create a stable financial future without the legal commitment. For many this future…

Easements Litigation – An Overview

At its simplest, an easement is the legal right to use someone else’s land for a specific purpose. Imagine, for example, that your home has no access to the street except through your neighbour’s…

What Happens to your Social Media and Digital Assets when you die?

Facebook has landed itself in controversy recently with the recent uncovering of Cambridge Analytica (a third party) harvesting millions of users data. This has called for a congressional enquiry…

Data breach notifications now mandatory

The Privacy Amendment (Notifiable Data Breaches) Act 2017 went into effect in late February 2018.  Australian entities that are subject to the Privacy Act 1988 must now report ‘eligible data…

Casual employees may request to go full time

Historically a casual employee in New South Wales had a very limited avenue to become a permanent employee. Either your boss wanted you to become permanent, or they didn’t. However, due to recent…

If you have a criminal record can you travel to the USA and Canada?

If you are intending to travel to the United States or Canada from Australia you may be concerned about whether a criminal conviction on your record will impede your access to to these countries. If…